how to become leader of the wolf pack

Are leaders of the wolf pack chosen by lineage? However popular this thought might be- it is FALSE. Many falsely claim that becoming an alpha or leader is an ascribed status, one that is handed to you at birth whether you choose it or not, mostly through a high status lineage. The false claim is that if you are from a high status lineage within a wolf family you will automatically lead the pack and lead the ranks. However, I am afraid this is false. There are many pack family members of the noble classes of wolves who cannot handle becoming alpha and lead the ranks

Read on…

How can you become leader of the pack? Leaders of the pack are not chosen by lineage, the basis of choosing the alpha and lead a pack is an achieved status. That is, you have the ability to earn this position, through rank, leadership skills, or other abilities and or traits that you might have attained in your life. If you are skillful in many areas, in more areas than your peers, you will more likely to be chosen to become the leader. Some are strong hunters,or efficient navigators… Remember though, that if you are the son or daughter of a “great” leader or elder it is likely that you have “training” or many skills passed down to you that others might not have achieved yet.

You must take into account many qualities of the “leader in question.

Leadership and difficult decisions: Some qualities of leaders of packs? If the wolf wanting to become leader does not have, for one, the ability to make tough choices in times of danger you might not quite make it to leadership. If you are wanting to become the leader there are certain qualities that will help you along. For one, you must be able to make difficult decisions in times of need, danger, or emergency, the pack will look to you for your decisions and leadership. Many times you will not have much time to decide and you will be the one to make the calls. The tough decisions must be for the benefit of the entire pack… can you make these quick difficult decisions? Becoming leader of your pack means you will be responsible for all decisions you make, and if you make too many bad decisions you could be kicked off of the helm. You must be strong in your personality and commitment to your fellow pack members.

Guidance: The leader of the pack has an enormous emotional attachment and commitment to his pack. For as long as you are leader, the entire pack will look to you for guidance through personal decisions and pack decisions. Many leaders learn too much about their pack because they have to act as the “confidant” never being able to repeat personal information received from other members of the pack, even if you ever do loose this position. Are you strong enough to have this weight on your shoulders?

Some are cut out for it, some are not: Like i mentioned before, if you are son or daughter of a wolf elder who had many skills, and these skills were passed down to you, you have a great advantage over your peers and have a strong ability to become leader, if you are chosen!

The ability to become leader of a pack can be achieved, whether you are from a high status lineage family or from a low status family. This is not an elite system of rank, you can earn the leadership and respect no matter who you are. Many of the greatest leaders of packs are not from high status backgrounds and are just from “normal” families and lineage. These leaders of packs worked up the ranks for their success, working the ranks allows for freedom of the packs leader. Meaning that at any point in time the leader of the pack can be challenged for the position.

Can the leader be challenged out o his position? Yes, leaders can be thrown out, if you think you can win the challenge. A loss of confidence in the leader by members of the pack can determine a new leader must be sought out. If all members agree due to whatever circumstances has made the leader loss his ability to lead, a new leader can and will be chosen. There of course must be evidence of such a circumstance, most members must be united in their decision to remove the leader and a successor must be chosen. The successor has to be the next wolf pack leader who is qualified to handle the responsibility.

All leaders and alphas must remember:  That the old and the weak will be replaced with the strong youth and this could happen at any point in the pack leaders command…

(more on this to come…)



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38 Responses

  1. Alexis says:

    I’m a werewolfpack leader my pack is called crystal

  2. ArgharnaWelyn says:

    count me in id love to be in a were wolf pack I just need to be bitten first to get the curse

  3. Newbietoallthiswerewolfstuff says:

    @Elderwerewolf777…..hi I’m rebekah and I was wondering how you become a werewolf…..and do you know of any packs in South Australia….. Preferably near Victor Harbour/Mclaren Vale? Because I really would like to become a were wolf and I also wanted to know if it hurts to shift? I’ve heard and read ALOT about werewolves and I wanted to know how to be turned into a werewolf because all the things I’ve read have given me MANY different ways and I was wondering if u had a recommended way!

  4. luchan creed says:

    Rebeka its quite simple you can’t . True werewolves have always followed old customs when packs were true it was the strongest male who took lead as alpha then it would go to his decendants packs were abolished and formed under a kingdom indiviual clans leaders or in human terms lords of land were then choose by king which still follows old customs males so sorry you have abilitu to become and join the kingdom but being female you cannot lead however can become a high level officer things aare in works to possibly change the customs

    • Bek says:

      thank you, sorry I changed name as I lost my old email 🙁

    • Asmara says:

      That’s bullshit. Alphas are only the leader if the rest agrees with this. No matter how strong they are, or whether it’s a female or male werewolf. It’s such a common mistake that alphas are the strongest wolves in a pack cause they’re not. They’re usually the smartest and best decision makers. They don’t rule by fear and surpression, like dictators, but by charisma and intelligence. The wolves that do the main hunting, the betas, are usually the strongest.

    • KitchiLupe says:

      @Asmara yolo ^.^ so in your definition of “Alpha” would that include me? 😉 I’m charismic and intelligent, all of my friends and even my pack (team) thinks so. In all technicality I am the Alpha of my pack, which is called the Lunar Apocalypse Pack – a real pack where not just werewolves but creatures of all kinds can go. We have peacekeepers, humans, werecreatures, Angels, wiccans (term of group of people not species to clear things up, same with peacekeeper), and then there is me, the Renegade. The one who dared to be the difference and rose a leader.

      But in my opinion I doubt that this topic or argument moreof of what an Alpha is really matters as it changes from person to person, and over time in society will change completely.

      In my opinion to be a true Alpha, it’s not about strength, intelligence, speed, power, or even luck. (Yet luck is a good quality of a good leader. Bad or good, luck is better than no luck) What makes a true Alpha is the heart inside, who you truly are. I believe everyone has the capability to become a true Alpha, just not everyone (mostly noone) can see that though…

  5. ArgentineBlood says:

    I fully agree with this post.

    As a member from a werewolf Pack, I must say that no-matter where you come from, you may end up in this position. However, The pack has a say in this matter. Even if most of the time it’s ‘The strongest leads’ I knew of an Alphess (In my Pack we allow females to lead) Who wasn’t very strong in combat, but was very intelligent and a great hunter.
    In my pack today, we have changed the tradition. Instead of having ONE leader, we have a council. I would recommend this for most packs, Most of the choices are hard, and having a bigger group of leaders creates (Often) Better results.

  6. success says:

    the bite is a gift not a curse

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